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Online exhibitions

Archive Awareness Month (2003)


 

 

(Left) Copy letter dated 2 September 1798 from W Newport, Custom House, Dover, to Evan Nepean informing him of the impending arrival in Ireland from Dunkirk of the ship “Anancreon” with Napper Tandy on board (NAI, 620/40/7). (Right) Confidential circular issued by Dublin Castle dated 11 September 1845, soliciting reports from county and sub-inspectors of the constabulary on the state of the potato crop in their particular counties (NAI, RLFC2/Z13210). 

 

 

 

(Left) Confidential circular issued by Dublin Castle dated 11 September 1845, soliciting reports from county and sub-inspectors of the constabulary on the state of the potato crop in their particular counties (NAI, RLFC2/Z13210). (Right) Photograph of the Irish delegation to the League of Nations in Geneva, September, 1923 – Eoin McNeill and WT Cosgrave are seated on the right hand side and in the middle respectively (NAI, DFA Early Series Files). 

 

 

 

(Left) Transcript of the testimony of Josephine McCrohan aged 15 years, of Campile, county Wexford, dated 21 September 1940 (NAI, Department of Justice, 90/119/13). The transcript constitutes an eyewitness account of the Luftwaffe bombing of the creamery and surrounding area in Campile in which Josephine’s family home was also damaged, pictured in accompanying photograph below right (NAI, Department of Justice, 90/119/14). (Right) Sample menu tendered by Lawlor Catering, Naas, for a reception given by President Douglas Hyde in Áras an Uachtarain, September 1938(NAI, Office of Secretary to the President, PRES 1/P 530). 

 

 

 

(Left) Letter from the Secretary to the President to the Secretary of the Government dated 2 September 1939, soliciting the Taoiseach’s advice as to the cancellation of the planned presidential garden party due to the grave international crisis (NAI, Office of Secretary to the President, PRES 1/P 998) (Right) Signature of Archbishop John Charles McQuaid in the Visitors Book at Áras an Uachtaráin, 26 September, 1963 (NAI, Office of Secretary to the President, 2003/19/01).

 

 

 

(Left) Newpapers clipping taken from the Irish Independent dated 18 September 1948, relating to the repatriation of WB Yeats’s remains from France and their burial in Drumcliff graveyard, county Sligo (NAI, Department of the Taoiseach, RA 97/9/875).  (Right) Transcript of discussions between Taoiseach Jack Lynch and British Prime Minister, Edward Heath at Chequers, 6-7 September 1971 (NAI, Department of the Taoiseach, 2002/8/487).